Biographies & Memoirs

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Happiness: The Crooked Little Road to Semi-Ever After
Heather Harpham
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A page-turning, shirt-grabbing true story that follows a one-of-a-kind family required to make nearly unimaginable choices


No Cure for Being Human: (and Other Truths I Need to Hear)
Kate Bowler
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The bestselling author of Everything Happens for a Reason (And Other Lies I've Loved) asks, how do you move forward with a life you didn't choose?Hailed by Glennon Doyle as 'the Christian Joan Didion', Kate Bowler used to accept the modern idea that life is an endless horizon of possibilities, a series ...


The Shapeless Unease: A Year of Not Sleeping
Samantha Harvey
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'Easily one of the truest and best books I've read about what it's like to be alive now, in this country' Max PorterSleep. Then you think about it all the time, and the less you have the more you think about it. For Samantha Harvey, extreme sleep deprivation resulted in a raw clarity about life itself.


Where Grieving Begins: Building Bridges after the Brighton Bomb - A Memoir
Patrick Magee
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The memoir of the 'Brighton Bomber', Patrick Magee


Just Boris: A Tale of Blond Ambition - A Biography of Boris Johnson
Sonia Purnell
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A major and controversial new biography of one of the most compelling and contradictory figures in modern British life.


Charles Dickens
Michael Slater
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A biography that reveals Dickens the man through the profession in which he excelled. Drawing on a study of this prodigiously brilliant figure, it explores the personal and emotional life, the high-profile public activities, the relentless travel, the charitable works, the amateur theatricals and the astonishing productivity.


Galileo: Watcher of the Skies
David Wootton
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Galileo (1564-1642) is one of the most important and controversial figures in the history of science. Tackling Galileo as astronomer, engineer, and author, this book places him at the centre of Renaissance culture. It drawing extensively on Galileo's voluminous letters, many of which were self-censored and sly.


The Twins of Auschwitz: The inspiring true story of a young girl surviving Mengele's hell
Eva Mozes Kor, Lisa Rojany Buccieri
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The heart-breaking and inspiring memoir of a 10-year-old Auschwitz twin.


A Bloody Business
Dylan Struzan
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The real story, unvarnished and uncensored, of the Mob's rise to power during Prohibition


The Kingdom of Women: Life, Love and Death in China's Hidden Mountains
Choo WaiHong
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In a mist-shrouded valley on China's invisible border with Tibet is a place known as the 'Kingdom of Women', where a small tribe called the Mosuo lives in a cluster of villages that have changed little in centuries. This is one of the last matrilineal societies on earth, where power lies in the hands ...


Girl With Dove: A Life Built By Books
Sally Bayley
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'The word "mesmerising" is frequently applied to memoirs, but seldom as deservedly as in the case of Girl With Dove' Financial Times

'Reading is a form of escape and an avid reader is an escape artist...'


Brilliantly original, funny and clever ...


One Girl And Her Dogs: Life, Love and Lambing in the Middle of Nowhere
Emma Gray
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A wonderfully romantic memoir from a young shepherdess.


The Wisdom of My Grandmothers: Lessons to live by, from one generation of remarkable women to the next
Adriana Trigiani
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Bestselling author reveals how her grandmothers' simple values have shaped her own life and shares with us their wisdom, experiences and humour.


Nicholas II, The Last Tsar
Michael Paterson
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A new biography of the last tsar, Nicholas II, who was overthrown in 1917 and killed, along with his family, on 17 July 1918. An accessible, very readable narrative history of the tragic story of the end of the Romanov dynasty.


Diaries
George Orwell (intro C Hitchens)
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Collects the diaries of George Orwell, chronicling the major events of his life, including the rise of totalitarianism and the death of his first wife, that influenced his writing.


The Queen: The Life and Times of Elizabeth II
Catherine Ryan
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Catherine Ryan has written an intriguing biography of the life and times of one of the most famous, highly respected women in the world who, although she is now in her nineties, is still fit and healthy and looks very unlikely to hand over the reins to her successors any time soon.


Twice-Rescued Child: An orphan tells his story of double redemption
Thomas Graumann, Tricia Goyer
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The story of Thomas Graumann, rescued first as a child from the Nazis and then a second time when he gave his life to Christ. It would be the start of a lifelong mission.


Utterly Brilliant!: My Life's Journey
Timmy Mallett
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In this entertaining and surprisingly moving autobiography, Timmy shares his journey through TV stardom, cycling the Camino and his passion for art


Ian Fleming: A Personal Memoir
Robert Harling
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A fascinating and unprecedented insight into the mind and life of the creator of James Bond, from a contemporary and close friend.


New State, Modern Statesman: Hashim Thaci - A Biography
Roger Boyes, Suzy Jagger
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A fascinating study of how a NATO intervention can work in a nation state if backed by a strong commitment to support democratic government.

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